Curatorial Assistant (Paleontology)

The American Museum of Natural History is looking for a curatorial assistant in Paleontology.

Responsibilities and Duties:
The Curatorial Assistant will participate in the care and curation of the five Paleontology collections including assistance in collections moves, specimen loans, data entry and verification, visitor support, pest management, specimen inventory and rehousing, and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
BS or equivalent, ability to work with paleontological research collections, ability to perform tasks requiring physical strength and high manual dexterity, proficiency in the use of PC based software, good organizational, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently are required. Experience working in museum collections and working with databases EMu, FileMaker Pro and Access is desirable.

Interested parties should apply online:

Applications must be received no later than November 30, 2018

Applications cannot be accepted via email or snail mail

**Please Note: Due to the volume of applications, we are not able to respond to email inquires regarding the status of an application**

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since it’s founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world’s cultures.

The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.